Description - It's OK to be Gay by Alison Stokes
Launched to coincide with National Coming Out Day, It's OK to be Gay is a collection of inspirational coming out stories from well-known figures from the LGBT community, who talk frankly about their own experiences and how their sexuality has shaped their character and success.
Contributors include: Sue Perkins; rugby star Gareth Thomas; best-selling crime writer Val McDermid; Coronation Street star Charlie Condou; Strictly Come Dancing star Robin Windsor; Evan Davis, presenter of Dragon's Den and Radio 4's Today programme; Alice Arnold, former BBC newsreader and partner of Clare Balding; Edd Kimber, winner of the first ever Great British Bake Off; Reggae/soul singer Diana King; Lord Waheed Alli, Labour peer and entrepreneur; Award-winning writer Stella Duffy; X Factor finalist Jade Ellis; Author Paul Burston; Paralympian Claire Harvey; Actress Sophie Ward; Jane Czyzselska, editor of Diva magazine; Hip-hop artist Q Boy; Playwright Shelley Silas; Former Brookside actor Stifyn Parri; International rugby referee Nigel Owens; BBC Radio presenter Chris Needs; Rosie Wilby, comedienne and writer; Phyllis Opoku-Gyimah, Director UK Black Pride; Darren Scott, editor of GT magazine; It's OK to be Gay is a raising money for the charity Diversity Role Models and its work to stop homophobic bullying in schools.
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(218mm x 139mm x 11mm)
Accent Press Ltd
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Author Biography - Alison Stokes
Alison Stokes is a writer and journalist. A former Trinity Mirror features editor, she is the co-author of several inspirational memoirs including the international best-seller Old Before My Time with Hayley Okines which was the subject of a Channel 5 Extraordinary People documentary; Running Free with Kate Allatt and Worlds Beyond Words which was published as part of the Quick Reads national literacy scheme. She also lectures in journalism at the University of South Wales and works as a publishing manager.